The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architect
Rank 554 524 553
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 52 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 41
Average daily rate
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£565 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Information Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 51 £570 +52.00% 7
London +7 23 £625 +72.85% 3
South East -8 8 £650 +44.44%
Hampshire +2 7 £650 +44.44%
South West -17 7 £485 -11.81% 2
City of London +20 5 £625 +89.39% 1
North West +1 5 £580 +5.45%
Somerset - 4 £485 -
East of England -41 3 £575 +15.00% 1
Essex - 3 £575 - 1
Taunton - 3 £519 -
East Midlands +1 2 £295 -21.33%
Brentwood - 2 £600 - 1
Manchester -9 1 - -
Wiltshire -15 1 £550 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Crawley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title.

1 28 (29.79%) Information Assurance
2 24 (25.53%) Security Architecture
2 24 (25.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 23 (24.47%) Information Security
3 23 (24.47%) Security Cleared
4 21 (22.34%) CESG
5 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.28%) Data Architecture
5 20 (21.28%) Data Modelling
6 17 (18.09%) Information Architecture
7 16 (17.02%) Information Management
8 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared
9 14 (14.89%) Big Data
9 14 (14.89%) User Experience
10 13 (13.83%) TOGAF
10 13 (13.83%) Internet
11 11 (11.70%) Finance
12 10 (10.64%) Metadata Management
13 9 (9.57%) Analytics
13 9 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (8.51%) Banking
14 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
14 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
14 8 (8.51%) CISSP
14 8 (8.51%) XML
15 7 (7.45%) Data Security
15 7 (7.45%) Data Management
15 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
16 6 (6.38%) Taxonomies
16 6 (6.38%) Zachman Framework

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.06%) SAS
1 1 (1.06%) Drupal
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Portal
1 1 (1.06%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.13%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.06%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.06%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) Telnet
2 1 (1.06%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.06%) LDAP
2 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) Big Data
2 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.19%) DB2
4 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.13%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.06%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.06%) DataStage
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.19%) ERwin
3 1 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) Flash
2 1 (1.06%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.06%) MDX
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) CESG
2 14 (14.89%) User Experience
3 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.38%) Taxonomies
5 5 (5.32%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.32%) Freedom of Information Act
5 5 (5.32%) RMADS
6 3 (3.19%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.13%) RIA
7 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) GIS
8 1 (1.06%) NHS
8 1 (1.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.06%) Ontologies
8 1 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.06%) Mashup
8 1 (1.06%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Windows
1 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Information Assurance
2 24 (25.53%) Security Architecture
2 24 (25.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 23 (24.47%) Information Security
4 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.28%) Data Modelling
4 20 (21.28%) Data Architecture
5 17 (18.09%) Information Architecture
6 16 (17.02%) Information Management
7 13 (13.83%) TOGAF
8 10 (10.64%) Metadata Management
9 9 (9.57%) Analytics
10 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.45%) Data Security
11 7 (7.45%) Data Management
11 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
12 6 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (6.38%) ITIL
13 5 (5.32%) SOA
13 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.06%) SQL
1 1 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) CISSP
4 5 (5.32%) Degree
4 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) CEH
6 3 (3.19%) CISA
7 1 (1.06%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.32%) JSP 440
2 5 (5.32%) ISO 9000
3 4 (4.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.13%) BS7799
5 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) SAP
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe
3 1 (1.06%) Sun
3 1 (1.06%) HP
3 1 (1.06%) Informatica
3 1 (1.06%) VMware
3 1 (1.06%) Casewise
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